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Urban Country

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Santa Monica, CA
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Urban Country houses unique objects and colorful remnants of America's past. Starting in the late 1990's, Steven Schwartz and Casey Hale have focused the Urban Country collection on anonymous American Folk art as well as pieces from carnivals, circuses and sideshows of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Vintage sideshow banners, shooting galleries and ventriloquist heads are on display alongside vintage industrial furniture and lighting, antique American flags, massive 19th century general store tables, anonymous American folk art and humorous vintage and antique ro...Read More

Urban Country

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Featured Pieces

Wood Carved Red and White American Folk Art Barber Pole Trade Sign Sconce, C1920
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Great Americana! c. 1920s American Folk Art wood and iron carved barber pole. Layers of thick original red and white hand painted surface. Substantial iron mounts and iron strapping ...
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Vintage 1920s North American Folk Art Signs

Materials

Iron

Large Framed American Flag Folk Art Quilt
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Nicely faded American flag quilt. Excellent hand stitched dancing Folk Art stars. Skilled quilting, a nice graphic large-scale wall hanging. White stripes have faint blue and white c...
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Early 20th Century North American Folk Art Political and Patriotic Memor...

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Cotton

Vintage Boxing Dummy
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Great form! vintage boxing practice dummy. Presented on cast iron museum stand. Realistic features. Torso lifts off stand. Dimensions on stand: 19.5 x 15.75 x 56.5" tall Dimension...
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Vintage 1930s American Folk Art Sports Equipment and Memorabilia

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Latex, Rubber

Vintage Good Humor Ice Cream Truck Side Sheet Metal Panels
Located in Santa Monica, CA
So cool! Vintage good humor truck ice cream panels. Great mid century color and pop art design. Nice large scale. Sheet metal attached to new wood frame.
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Vintage 1960s American Folk Art Signs

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Metal

12 Foot American General Store Counter Mustard Paint 19th Century
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Architectural late 19th century general store counter. Layers of original mustard paint surface and red stained top. Superb architectural detailing and carved top with rolled edge. O...
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Antique Late 19th Century North American Folk Art Painted Furniture

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Wood

Large Vintage Wood Americana Folk Art Barber Shop Billboard Sign, c 1940s
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Simple and graphic Barber Shop Sign. Big scale! Original hand painted surface by professional sign painter. Great Americana folk art. Nicely designed and made multi layer frame. Some...
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Vintage 1940s American Folk Art Signs

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Wood

Vintage Cast Iron Swing Out Stool Round Cafeteria Table
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Unusual cast iron and wood swing out stool cafeteria table. Most likely a school or factory cafeteria table. Original paint surface. Super functional. Chairs swing under table for st...
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Vintage 1930s American Industrial Dining Room Tables

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Iron

Vintage Big Fish Wood Trade Sign
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Almost six foot long wood fish double-sided trade sign. Original hand painted surface with heavy iron strap hangers. . Found in the northeast. Perhaps for a fish market or fishing su...
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Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Signs

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Iron

Vintage School Crossing Safety Guard Folk Art Trade Sign
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Original hand painted school safety crossing guard sign. Sheet metal and wood. Great original surface. Has original leaning brace mounted on back, but could also be easily hung on a ...
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Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Signs

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Sheet Metal

19th Century French Carousel Pig
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Fantastic 19th century carousel pig. Super whimsical carnival piece from a bygone era. Carved wood with cast iron curly tail and handle. Original layers of park paint and glass eyes....
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Antique Late 19th Century French Folk Art Carnival Art

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Iron

Vintage Canvas Side Show Banner Carnival
Located in Santa Monica, CA
"First Time Here!" Fantastic graphic sideshow banner. Traditional heavy canvas. Some remaining leather straps and metal rings for hanging, Banner is torn in some places and lower...
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Vintage 1940s American Carnival Art

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Canvas

19th Century American Folk Art Iron Horse Weathervane
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Ex. Jane Cipley collection. Fantastic sheet and strap iron horse weathervane. Originally found in the midwest. Old make-do repair to tail. Great piece of Americana.
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Antique Late 19th Century American Folk Art Weathervanes

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Iron

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